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Presidential Golf Trivia

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Presidential Golf Trivia
Imagine the stress of being President of the United States. Golf can be great diversion. We thought we would share some trivia attributed to POTUS golf. 
Who is considered the first President to play golf? William Howard Taft--he was a self described golf addict who rarely broke 100. 
Which POTUS was deemed the "speed golfer"? George H.W. Bush--famously playing 18 holes with a foursome in 1 hour and 51 minutes.
Who logged in the most rounds on the golf course while in office? Woodrow Wilson--painting his golf balls black to play in winter and logging in 1200 rounds.
Who installed a putting green outside the oval office? Dwight Eisenhower--it was removed in the 1970's and reinstalled in the 1990's.. 
Whose great grandfather established the USGA (United States Golf Association)? George W Bush--the "W" stands for Walker as in Walker Cup.
Who was so frustrated by the game that he left his clubs at the White House when his term was complete? Calvin Coolidge--enough said.
What did Gerald Ford do after pardoning Richard Nixon? Played a round of golf with Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player. 
Who said "golf is about the best therapy a President can have"? Bill Clinton--in an interview with Golf Channel's Rich Lerner and Nick Faldo.
Who is the only left handed golfing POTUS? Barack Obama--Eight other Presidents were lefties but no other lefty golfers.
Who said "Arnold Palmer was the American Dream come to life"? Ronald Reagan.
Who wrote "Golf is more than a game. It is a passion."?--Donald Trump in the introduction to his book The Best Golf Advice I Ever Received.
NOW go out and play like the President!!!

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